Happy Halloween! Best Patriotic Pumpkins
In honor of this the spookiest of holidays, I made a mad dash with my son to put together his Halloween costume before this morning’s costume parade at school. I can’t believe we put off costume shopping for so long this year, but between work and travel and family stuff, time once again slipped away like a shoplifter from the mall. We only just last night carved our pumpkin.
As I was looking for carving ideas for said pumpkin, I stumbled into some of these military-themed jack-o-lanterns and thought they were worth sharing. I am not what anyone would call particularly skilled with knives or power tools, so whatever we do will have to be fairly simple – that’s why I really like the “Drill Sergeant” pumpkin. We have a no-smoking rule at our house, so we’ll make a minor change and swap the cigarette for a lollipop, though.
Here’s wishing you and yours a safe and happy Halloween!